Love and Lavender

Love and Lavender


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A Mayfield Family Romance - Vol. 4 in the standalone series

Hazel Stillman is a woman of rare independence and limited opportunities. Born with a clubbed foot, Hazel knows marriage is unlikely, so she devotes herself to teaching at a private girls' school.

When her uncle offers Hazel a substantial inheritance if she marries, she is offended. What kind of decent man would marry for her money? But when she learns the school might be sold, she knows she must consider all her options.

Duncan Penhale thrives on order and process. He has no interest in marriage, so when Elliott Mayfield, his guardian's brother, offers him an inheritance if he weds, Duncan finds it intrusive. However, an inheritance means he could purchase a building and run his own accounting firm.

Hazel and Duncan believe they have found a solution to both of their problems: marry one another, claim their inheritances, and then part ways to enjoy their individual paths. But then Uncle Mayfield stipulates that they must first live together as a couple for one year.

Over time, their marriage of convenience becomes much more appealing than they had anticipated. At the end of the full year, will they go their separate ways or could an unlikely marriage have found unsuspecting love?

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    Love and Lavender Reviews

  • Bethany

    If you're wishing for a quiet romance centering disabled and neurodiverse characters, Love and Lavender might be one to check out! This features a marriage of convenience between Hazel, a lady turned ...

  • Sarah Monzon

    This is the second book that features a Neuro-diverse main character in as many months and I’m absolutely here for all of them! The hero in this story reminded me a bit of a historical Sheldon from ...

  • Merry Jewelhound

    This book is the 4th in the series and it's my favorite. I absolutely enjoyed the back story and build up of the romance between Hazel and Duncan. Both characters have led difficult lives and have lit...

  • Aimee (Getting Your Read On)

    If ever there was a sweet and gentle book, this is it. Author Josi Kilpack is excellent at writing characters and weaving humanity into them so that as a reader, I connect and feel for them. In this p...

  • Mara

    I love Josi Kilpack's Mayfield family series. This is the last of that series and the main characters in this one are a little different than the norm. Hazel Stillman was born with a clubbed foot and ...

  • Jenn

    This story unexpectedly stole my heart. When it first started I wasn't sure at all if Iwould end up enjoying it. Duncan's character right from the start was a little off putting. As soon as I realized...

  • Lucinda

    This is a beautiful, beautiful story about two people with disabilities learning to grow a life together. Hazel has a physical disability. She was born with a club foot and it's painful to walk on it....

  • Connie

    This is such an unusual romance. I don’t think I’ve ever read a romance with a hero so definitely on the autism spectrum. Adding a heroine with a physical disability makes this doubly unique. Whet...

  • Jennifer

    What a wonderful, well developed story about two very different people with different struggles. These characters leaped off the pages and kept a smile on my face. I couldn’t help but fall in love w...

  • Nursebookie

    Oh my heart this book is so fun to read - and with my favorite trope fake dating/fake marriage in this historical fiction romance by Josi S. Kilpack it was everything I needed and loved. The story is ...